The Chalfonte Hotel- Cape May, NJs oldest hotel
The Chalfonte Hotel Cape May was founded in 1876, making it the oldest continuously operated hotel complex in Cape May, New Jersey. The hotel is located just 2 blocks from the beach, making it a great place to stay for visitors looking for a simple and relaxing seaside experience.
The Chalfonte Hotel Cape May offers a quiet and warm hotel experience, complete with southern charm. The hotel doesnt offer an elevator as all of the guestrooms are located on the ground level. Special accommodations and services are available to guests with special needs. Parking is not available at the hotel; all guests are required to locate street parking. The Chalfonte Hotel is the perfect place to host a traditional seaside wedding or other special event and can provide special catering and planning services.
The Chalfonte Hotel Cape May offers standard style guestrooms and suites designed to cater to any guests budget. Suites and standard guestrooms feature European style baths while traditional guestrooms feature shared bathrooms. The hotel recently renovated and added 30 private bathrooms. Guests can choose from the Chalfonte Suites, the Premium Bath guestrooms, the European Bath guestrooms and the Traditional guestrooms. Available suites include the Bridal Suite, the Presidential Suite, the Franklin Street Cottage and the Southern Quarters. Each room is decorated with cool colors, a seaside motif and comfortable linens. The guestrooms offered by the Chalfonte Hotel do not contain any televisions, telephone or clock radios, to ensure that each guest has a relaxing experience away from the busy world. Central air is provided for climate control in some of the newer guestrooms. Wireless high speed internet access is now available as well. All guestrooms are equipped with a ceiling fan, a vanity sink and wide doors that open for ocean breezes.
The Magnolia Room Restaurant offers specialty dishes prepared from family recipes. The King Edward Bar offers a casual ambience and classic style cocktails. Meal plans are available for added discounts on home-cooked meals. Southern favorites like fried chicken, corn pudding and blueberry cobble are popular at the Magnolia Room. It even features a kids friendly Childrens dining room.
The city of Cape May is Americas original sea side resort destination. For decades people have flocked to this charming town in search of relaxation, recreation and plain fun. There are plenty of beach front recreational activities to be had, including beachcombing, swimming and surfing. The local town is a Mecca for shopping, dining and arcade style fun. The town has quaint cottages and lots of boutique shops and small cafes. The hotel is also active in the 150 year anniversary of the Civil War and the building contains a good deal of history on the topic. Artifacts will be available for guests to view. More dining experiences can be found in town, as well as local wine shops, art galleries and other family activities.
Known for decades as the hotel with southern-style hospitality, the Chalfonte Hotel Cape May is one of the most interesting and most relaxing hotels in New Jersey.